Re: [aqm] [tcpm] TCP ACK Suppression

Greg White <g.white@CableLabs.com> Fri, 09 October 2015 22:02 UTC

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From: Greg White <g.white@CableLabs.com>
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On 10/9/15, 2:04 PM, "Mark Allman" <mallman@icir.org> wrote:

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>> 1) *you* shouldn't be using a mechanism that destroys information for
>>others
>> 2) *you* don't know where your mechanism will have an impact
>> 3) you claim this might be safe *if* AQM is widely deployed
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>tl;dr summary: myopia is why we can't have nice things

Too true.  DOCSIS would have been much cleaner if we didn't have to deal
with the fallout from the myopic TCP designers.  :-P




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